Definition of Outdoors

1. Noun. Where the air is unconfined. "Camping in the open"

Exact synonyms: Open, Open Air, Out-of-doors
Generic synonyms: Exterior, Outside
Derivative terms: Open, Outdoorsy



2. Adverb. Outside a building. "In summer we play outside"
Exact synonyms: Alfresco, Out Of Doors, Outside
Antonyms: Indoors, Inside

Definition of Outdoors

1. adv. Abread; out of the house; out of doors.

Definition of Outdoors

1. Adverb. Not inside a house or under covered structure; unprotected; in the open air. ¹

2. Noun. (context: often preceded by "the") The environment outside of enclosed structures; the natural environment in the open air. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outdoors

1. in the open air [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outdoors

outdodged
outdodges
outdodging
outdoer
outdoers
outdoes
outdoing
outdone
outdoor
outdoor(a)
outdoor education
outdoor game
outdoor man
outdoor sport
outdoor stage
outdoors (current term)
outdoorsier
outdoorsiest
outdoorsman
outdoorsmanship
outdoorsmen
outdoorswoman
outdoorswomen
outdoorsy
outdrag
outdragged
outdragging
outdrags
outdrank
outdraw

Literary usage of Outdoors

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography by Theodore Roosevelt (1913)
"Nevertheless among those men whom I have known the love of books and the love of outdoors, in their highest expressions, have usually gone hand in hand. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1893)
"Hence it is a mistake in a furnace- heated house to draw for the air-chamber of the furnace, directly from outdoors, most of its supply. ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1903)
""1'he climate, the const.mt invitation of the earth and sky. brick seem to demand a life lived in the open. This city that lives outdoors is a reel city, ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"Bookm 41:297-8 My '15 Porter, Gene (Stratton) (Mrs. Charles Darwin Life and writings, por Bookm 41:589-95 Ag '15 Lover of the great outdoors, por Ladies' HJ ..."

5. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1911)
"During the fall, winter, and early spring of 1908-9 a series of blueberry seedlings of 1907 was kept outdoors on a south window sill to ascertain whether ..."

6. Contributions to the Bacteriology of the Oyster by Woods Hutchinson, Hollis Godfrey, Rhode Island (State) Commissioners of shell-fisheries, Lester Angell Round (1914)
"CHAPTER XV BRINGING THE outdoors INDOORS THE instincts and the prejudices of the Cave Man die hard. For such countless generations has shelter been one of ..."

7. Adventure Guide Sweden by Elisabet Olesen (2005)
"The Great outdoors The Great outdoors If your idea of the great outdoors is a cold tropical drink on a hot sandy beach and an azure blue ocean, ..."

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